Keith M.Kollmeyer

Partner

Boston + 1.617.449.6905

Keith Kollmeyer has a broad range of experience advising financial institutions in complex litigation and regulatory matters concerning structured financial products and consumer financial products. He routinely advises indenture trustees, securities administrators, paying agents, and servicers in connection with asset-backed securities (ABS), including securities backed by residential mortgage loans, whole business assets, private student loans, and other asset classes.

Keith has worked on numerous first-of-their-kind matters involving novel and unique issues impacting the securitization industry. His experience includes high-stakes cases in state and federal courts in New York and Delaware involving ABS investors, ABS deal parties, and financial regulators, as well as complex cross-border matters concerning ABS deals. He has significant trial experience that includes drafting dispositive motions, pretrial briefs, post-verdict motions, and appellate briefs and taking witness testimony. He also has provided substantial pre-dispute advice to clients concerning documentation issues and risk assessment related to structured financial products.

In addition to his financial products practice, Keith maintains a pro bono practice. Currently, he is working on immigration removal matters involving unaccompanied minors.

Experience

  • Corporate trustee seeks judicial instruction on interpretation and application of waterfall payment provisions for residential mortgage-backed securitization trustsJones Day represents a major corporate trustee in a New York Article 77 proceeding in which it is seeking judicial instruction concerning the interpretation and application of certain waterfall payment provisions for dozens of residential mortgage-backed securitization trusts.
  • Financial institution seeks advice related to anticipated cessation of USD LIBORJones Day is advising a large financial institution client in evaluating and remediating issues related to the anticipated cessation of USD LIBOR in connection with a portfolio of asset-backed securities for which the client serves in various transaction roles.